Nerve Blocks of the Lower Limb

When a veterinarian performs a lameness examination, he or she often will use nerve blocks to try and determine the location of the problem. The areas are blocked so that they become numb to pain, revealing which structures are involved in”P>When a veterinarian performs a lameness examination, he or she often will use nerve

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John G. Peloso, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, is owner and surgeon of Equine Medical Center of Ocala in Fla.

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